BOSTON—Juju Productions, LLC, a Boston-based music and video production company, today announced that it will release its “Jaan Meri” new music video album globally on Saturday, March 23, 2019. The album features the talents of 70 musicians and over 450 people in the production of the music videos filmed across the globe from Hollywood to Bollywood.
“Jaan Meri” album will be released at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Kresge Auditorium in Cambridge, MA, in front of a packed audience and music lovers, and will feature Indian-American singer and producer Anuradha Palakurthi-Juju.
Ustad Nishat Khan, one of India’s finest musicians and a virtuoso sitar player who composed the “Jaan Meri” album, will also give a live performance at the event.
“I am doubly delighted to release my six compositions in “Jaan Meri,” a Music Video Album at the event with the singer and producer Anuradha Palakurthi,” said Ustad Khan. “Her unmatched versatility found a great home for the range of styles in these compositions. Over 70 musicians were involved in recording the songs – and almost 450 people were involved in making the videos – making the album one of the most spectacular ever.”
The video album consists of 6 songs, directed and filmed in locations spanning the globe, from Hollywood in Los Angeles to Mumbai, India to Baku in Azerbaijan.
“It will be a spectacular visual and musical experience with live music,” said Manisha Jain, CEO of Juju Productions, which earlier this year also launched “Music Room” with veteran Bollywood singer and composer Bappi Lahiri and his son Bappa Lahiri on Zee TV Americas.
Anuradha, who has performed many live music concerts with Bollywood singers across the United States, said she is looking forward to the release of her video album “Jaan Meri.”
“On March 23, audiences can watch song-films made by great directors and teams in Mumbai, Hollywood and Baku, Azerbaijan,” said Anuradha. “Be prepared to be surprised at some faces in the videos. Lyrics were penned by Mehboob Kotwal, Manoj Yadav, Bullesha and Boston’s own evocative poetess, Sunayana Kachroo.”
The March 23 event will also kick off MIT Heritage of the Arts of South Asia (MITHAS)’s first concert of the 2019 spring season.
Anuradha has been recognized as the top-rated singer of Indian origin by industry legends. She has performed live with Bollywood singers like Kumar Sanu, Suresh Wadkar, Deepak Pandit and Bappi Lahiri across the United States. Anuradha has recorded a duet with Hariharan for Ekal Vidyalaya – composed by guitarist Prasanna with drummer Sivamani and a group of 14 multiple-Grammy winning musicians from across the globe. She sings in six Indian languages and has recorded playback for South Indian films.